Switzerland’s Federal Council to remove legal barriers to blockchain development

Switzerland’s Federal Council recently announced its aim to increase legal certainty around DLT development, thus removing barriers to the development of technologies such as blockchain. In an official notice, the Federal Council stated it this decision has the intent of “increasing legal certainty, removing barriers for applications based on distributed ledger technology (DLT) and reducing the risk of abuse.”   This news displays how Switzerland continues to establish its place as a forward-thinking jurisdiction in approaching the emerging space of blockchain and DLTs. It has had a series of announcements…

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Cypherium Collaborates with Google Cloud Platform to Provide Enterprise Grade Blockchain Solutions

Partnership enables cloud users to explore the speed and throughput capabilities of Cypherium’s platform   New York City – Cypherium, the enterprise-focused blockchain platform that prioritizes scalability and decentralization, has announced a new collaboration with Google Cloud to offer robust blockchain solutions to Google Cloud customers.    Joining an elite group of companies worldwide as an official Google Cloud technology partner, Cypherium will provide corporate clients who require an enterprise blockchain solution with frontier speed, high throughput, confidentiality and the cross-chain capabilities needed to scale to the demands of real-world…

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In a world first, MERJ lists tokenized shares on a national exchange

Seychelles – MERJ announces the first-ever official listing of a tokenized security on a fully compliant and regulated national stock exchange. The move comes just six weeks after the Seychelles-based exchange first announced its plans to combine traditional financial markets with distributed ledger technology (DLT), signaling the dawn of a new era for regulated digital assets.    MERJ will follow its listing, completed today, by offering 16% of the tokenized shares in a public offering later this year and is in discussion with several companies planning to list their tokenized…

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World’s First Tokenized Listing on a National Exchange Announced by MERJ

London – MERJ announces plans to list the first-ever regulated security token on a national exchange. The move by the Seychelles-based exchange marks a milestone in bridging regulated capital markets with emergent distributed ledger technology (DLT).   Tokenized shares for MERJ Group will be listed alongside its existing stock, bringing tokenized securities under the umbrella of a national, regulated bourse for the first time. MERJ’s vertically integrated group of entities are licensed by the Seychelles Financial Services Authority as a securities exchange, clearing agency, and securities facility; this enables MERJ…

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Zilliqa Partners with Payments Platform Xfers to Drive Efficiencies Among Southeast Asian Businesses

Partnership will see Xfers utilising Zilliqa’s recently launched smart contracts to drive greater efficiencies in cost, transparency, and security for over 500,000 users   Singapore – Zilliqa, the high-throughput public blockchain platform, is partnering with Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)-approved Widely Accepted Stored Value Facility (WA SVF), Xfers, to explore the use of payment solutions powered by distributed ledger technology for over 500,000 users in Southeast Asia.   Xfers facilitates digital financial inclusion for online businesses and fintech startups while supplying the tools to be compliant with recent regulatory updates…

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The Gibraltar Stock Exchange Group Announces Successful Deployment of Digital Stock Exchange Prototype On New Blockchain

GSX and Hashstacs Partner to Deploy a Demo Bond Issuance on the STACS Network to Move Closer to the Issuance, Trading, Clearing, and Settling of Digital Securities   Gibraltar – March 5, 2019 – The Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) Group has successfully deployed a GSX Digital Stock Exchange prototype and a demo bond issuance, on the Securities Trading Asset Classification Settlement (STACS) Network’s Global TestNet. Using Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), the STACS Network is designed for capital markets. It is a new generation scalable ledger network layer that seamlessly stacks…

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What is EMERCOIN?

Emercoin is, like Bitcoin built on a blockchain but with the addition of adding secure, distributed blockchain business services.   The Emercoin team and the broader developer community has maintained and developed services for the public Emercoin Blockchain, which uses the Emercoin cryptocurrency (EMC) to perform a variety of services.  Emercoin is a completely unique blockchain that provides its users with the ability to code programs and develop app suites on top of the distributed ledger technology.   Services available on the EMC Blockchain   Are you afraid your website could…

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